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Minor earthquake, 3.74 mag has occurred near Watonga in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.89669418S, -98.52764893WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.74 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Watonga in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 11:24:33 / December 25, 2019 @ 11:24 am. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.52764893° West, 35.89669418° North. Id of earthquake: ok2019zeyr. Event ids that are associated: ok2019zeyr. The 3.74-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:24:33 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yukon, Enid, Piedmont. Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from El Reno (c. 16 700 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Weatherford (c. 10 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Clinton (c. 9 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Piedmont (c. 5 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km WNW of Watonga, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.74 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.52764893° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.89669418° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km WNW of Watonga, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-25 11:24:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-25 11:33:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.656 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 216 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ok The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ok, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 100 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09072348475 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.782888428 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33.17614746 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ok2019zeyr Id of event.
Event Code 2019zeyr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2019zeyr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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